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Exams – How to make them work for you

Have you got exams coming up? Our advice will help you be at your best, both preparing for the exam and on the day itself.  Make sure you’re revising the right thing! Be clear about what sub-topics will be covered on each exam. If you aren’t sure, check – there’s no point revising something which […]

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Keeping motivation high in stressful times

When working or studying, it’s hard at the best of times to find motivation when you need it the most. It’s even harder right now with lockdowns and the pandemic. So, here are a few tips that can help you to stay motivated for any environment – whether it be in study, at work, or […]

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The Pomodoro Technique – Tomatoes instead of time

Beat procrastination and improve your focus, one Pomodoro at a time. So what’s a Pomodoro? A Pomodoro is actually a tomato in Italian but it’s also the secret to effective time management! Who ever thought that thinking in tomatoes was better than thinking in time? Now it may sound silly to think about, but many […]

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Study life – Three ways to make it better

Don’t miss out on the new e-learning resources we’ve created to make your study life easier.    A Start to Assignment Success Assignment briefs! These are your first contact with an assignment. If you are unsure of what the task is or how to complete it; you may find that the work you produce is incomplete […]

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Office 365 – Putting your mind at ease while working remotely

When you sign-in to office.com with your University email address and password you open up a world of opportunity. Your Office 365 account gives you access to key online tools. These tools can help counter the isolation and uncertainty sometimes experienced when remote working and instead puts you in control. Some of the tools included […]

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Library Champions have money for you to spend

Whatever subject you’re studying, whatever year you’re in, your Library Champions have money for you to spend on library resources. If there’s a book, ebook or some other learning resource that you need that’s not currently available from the library, your Library Champion can buy it for the Library. They have money for you to […]